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00 Sydney Pinello

AS A SENIOR (2017): Appeared in seven games with five starts… Was named All-Academic by MPSF… Second on the team with 37 saves… Collected 11 ground balls.

AS A JUNIOR (2016): Played in all 14 games with 13 starts...Recorded 839 minutes of game action...Collected 129 saves and faced 501 shots...Had a high of 17 saves against Oregon...Recorded a team-high of 30 ground balls...Had 10 or more saves in games against Fresno State, Cal, Colorado, Oregon, Mercer and SDSU.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015): Pinello started all 15 games for the Gaels playing in all but 10 minutes of game action… in 890 minutes, she recorded 111 saves and a team-high 37 ground balls… had two games with five ground balls coming against USC and LIU Brooklyn… faced a season-high 43 shots against Oregon… had three games with a season-high 10 saves coming against Detroit, LIU Brooklyn and UC Davis… faced 495 shots during the year.

AS A FRESHMAN (2014): 
Appeared in all 14 games in goal for the Gaels, making eight starts… had a team-high 78 saves, facing 301 shots during the year… finished the year with 14 ground balls and five caused turnovers… faced a season-high 47 shots against Harvard, finishing with a single-game high of 18 saves… recorded three games of at least 10 saves against Harvard, San Diego State and Robert Morris… earned her first collegiate win over Presbyterian… made her first collegiate start in the second game of the year against Harvard.

PRIOR TO SAINT MARY'S: Attended Cheynne Mountain HS ... earned numerous awards on the lacrosse team including All-American honorable mention in 2013, All-Colorado honorable mention in 2013, All-Conference First-Team in 2013 and several Player of the Game awards… also earned a team Defensive MVP, Academic All-State honorable mention and Gazette's Peak Performer honorable mention…. Also a four-year varsity field hockey starter.

Position: Goal Keeper
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School: Cheyenne Mountain
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